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cart

(kahrt) a vehicle for conveying patients or equipment and supplies in a hospital.
crash cart  resuscitation c.
dressing cart  one containing all supplies necessary for changing dressings of surgical or injured patients.
resuscitation cart  one containing all equipment for initiating emergency resuscitation.

cart

Cot, gurney, stretcher, trolley Medtalk A narrow movable bed used to transport Pts or maintain them in a horizontal position in emergency or critical care settings Vox populi A non-self-propelled multiwheel structure designed to carry a load. See Crash cart, Shopping cart.

cart

wheeled vehicle without motor power.

paraplegic cart
a two-wheeled cart into which a paraplegic dog can be strapped so that its hindquarters are supported and its front limbs rest normally on the ground and provide a motor system. Used for short periods to give the animal exercise.
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By 1860, five additional handcart companies had made the trip, with major changes made as a result of the painful lessons learned from the Sweetwater event, significant in Mormon history.
On Thursday, the handcart re-enactors stopped in a high meadow west of Big Lake with Mount Washington towering to the southeast.
When the church opened the ranch, it decided to give visitors the opportunity to honor the handcart pioneers by wheeling replica carts along the trail to the cove.
They will be pushing a handcart called Dolly packed with musical instruments, scenery, electrics, puppets and all the paraphernalia they need to put on a show.
Markets and the old handcart women go hand-in-hand, an evocative memory from days gone by.
Deputy police chief, Niamatullah, said the bomb had been placed in a handcart parked in front of shops.
Families behind with their rent and under threat of eviction would disappear in the depths of night, their possessions on a handcart or in the back of a van.
Cold weather, the sparkle of Christmas having faded, credit card bills, winter flu and New Year's resolutions that have gone to hell in a handcart all make January the 19th the most depressing day of the year, say experts.
Sitting in groups on the corner, Soldiers home from the war, No jobs, no hope, no money, Sharing a fag between them, Children playing, mums having a gossip then, Up the hill he came, Pushing a handcart piled high with bright red fruit, Everything stopped, men out of work, fag suspended, Children stopped their game, As up the hill he came, They gazed in awe, As he passed their door, Where mums look in longing, They did not buy, money, they did not have any, Not even a penny, No work for men, Not then, 1920s the Great Depression, He laboured on up the hill from Ladywood, To Edgbaston where the posh folks lived.
Apparently we are all heading for home-selling hell in a handcart.
Education Secretary Alan Johnson said: "I don't accept the views of those who seek to portray our nation and its children as well on its way to hell in a handcart.
JOAN Collins has said this nation is going to Hell in a handcart.